WEEKEND

‘BAREFOOT IN THE PARK’
One of Neil Simon’s most popular romantic comedies, Barefoot in the Park is about the joys of moving in together, newly-wedded bliss — and conflict between a stuffy lawyer and his happy go lucky bride.
WHEN 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday
WHERE UTRGV University Productions at Albert L. Jeffers Theatre in Edinburg
COST $15 at https://webapps.utrgv.edu/it/em/index.cfm?event=Public.View.Courses&event_id=1268

STAND UP PADDLEBOARD WORKOUT
Join a Town Lake staff member for a 30-minute workout on a paddleboard. No experience is necessary.
WHEN Noon Saturday and Sunday
WHERE Town Lake at Fireman’s Park, 201 N. 1st St., McAllen

BOAT & FISH TOWN LAKE
Pedal boat, kayak or stand-up paddleboard on Town Lake. Bring your own or rent.
WHEN Noon Saturday and Sunday
WHERE Town Lake at Fireman’s Park, 201 N. 1st St., McAllen
COST Rentals start at $10

FRIDAY

‘HUATEQUE 2019’
UTRGV Ballet Folklórico presents “Huateque 2019” with special guests Grupo Folklórico Tabasco from La Joya High School and Ritmo Dorado from Edinburg North High School.
WHEN 7:30 p.m. Friday
WHERE UTRGV Performing Arts Complex, Edinburg
COST $10 general admission per adult, $5 for students and seniors

DRIVE IN NIGHTS
The free event will include food trucks and the film “Gone in Sixty Seconds.” Parking opens at 6:30 p.m. Audio tuned in through FM radio.
WHEN 7:30 p.m. Friday
WHERE McAllen Convention Center, 700 Convention Center Blvd.

SOUTH TEXAS RAMBLERS
The band will perform live.
WHEN 7 p.m Friday
WHERE American Legion Post 37, 1305 E. Jasmine Ave., McAllen

LIVERPOOL LEGENDS
Presented by Louise Harrison, sister of the late George Harrison, Liverpool Legends is the only Beatles tribute band with a direct family link to the original Fab Four.
WHEN 7 p.m. Friday
WHERE Pharr Events Center, 3000 N. Cage Blvd.
COST Tickets start at $28 at ticketmaster.com

HIP HOP MUSIC SHOW
The line-up will include Aye Kayy, TAO, Cartel Baby, SYCOSIS, Chico Donald, Gerikingdouhm and Caldo Frio.
WHEN 8 p.m. Friday
WHERE Yerberia Cultura, 613 S. 17th St., McAllen

BUTTERFLY/DRAGONFLY WALK
The ranger-led hike will note the insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas.
WHEN 1:30 p.m. Friday
WHERE Estero Llano Grande State Park, 154 Lakeview Drive, Weslaco
COST $5 per adult, free for children 12 and under

THE LONE STAR JUBILEE
The family-friendly comedy and music event will feature The Texans, David Little and Duke Mason.
WHEN 2 to 4 p.m. Friday
WHERE Trinity Baptist Church, 1901 Freddy Gonzalez Blvd., McAllen

FIESTA WISH
The event, hosted by Make-A-Wish Rio Grande Valley, will help raise money for wish child Julia.
WHEN 7 p.m. Friday
WHERE Cimarron Country Club, 1200 S. Shary Road, Mission
COST $50 donation

BIRD & NATURE WALK
Join a staff naturalist for a 1-mile walk to explore birds, butterflies, plants and more.
WHEN 8:30 a.m. Friday
WHERE McAllen Nature Center, 4101 U.S. Business 83
COST $1 suggested donation

ATLAS ADVENTURES
The program for ages 8 to 11-year-old homeschooled children helps teach people, places, music and more.
WHEN 11 a.m. Friday
WHERE McAllen Public Library, 4001 N. 23rd St.

BIRD WALKS
Volunteers Mark and Joanie and John and Sue lead birding walks along the refuge for all experience levels.
WHEN 8:30 a.m. Friday
WHERE Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge, 3325 Green Jay Road, Alamo

SATURDAY

BOOTS, BBQ & BEER
The event will feature an evening of country music, food and refreshments to benefit the annual Make-A-Wish kids Christmas party organized by the sisters of Beta Sigma Phi.
WHEN 8 p.m. Saturday
WHERE Las Palmas Race Park, 9809 N. Taylor Road, Mission
COST $35 at the door

McALLEN MUSIC CLUB
“Notte Maestosa” will feature local singers who will revive Mozard, Puccini, Amy Beach and more.
WHEN 7 p.m. Saturday
WHERE Valley Keyboards, 900 Harvey Ave., McAllen
COST No admission, donations to the McAllen Music Club’s Scholarship Fund accepted

KIKKER DADDY LEGACY
The band, celebrating the legacy of Country Roland Sr., will perform live.
WHEN 8 p.m. Saturday
WHERE Spaugy’s Ice House, 815 N. Francisco Ave., Mission

BUCK N’ CRAZY
The country band will perform live.
WHEN 8 p.m. Saturday
WHERE Smokin’ Moon BBQ & Beer Garden, 1617 W. Polk Ave., Pharr

SON LATINO
The band will perform live.
WHEN 8 p.m. Saturday
WHERE Pepper’s At Uptown, 4620 N. 10th St., McAllen

WORSHIP AT THE PARK
Y20 Outreach sponsors the religious event.
WHEN 4:30 p.m. Saturday
WHERE Edinburg Municipal Park, 714 S. Raul Longoria Road

MORNING YOGA
The yoga program is designed to provide all attendees, despite activity level, with the benefits of yoga practice.
WHEN 9:30 a.m. Saturday
WHERE McAllen Nature Center, 4101 U.S. Business 83, McAllen
COST $1 suggested donation

BATTLE BY THE RIO
The battle of the band will feature local artists.
WHEN 7 p.m. Saturday
WHERE Rock & Roll Sushi, 902 S. Second St., Hidalgo
COST Free

INTRO TO POI CLASS
Poi is a term used to describe a performance art and the equipment used to perform the art. It originated with the Maori people of New Zealand. The art involves swinging tethered weights in a variety of rhythmical and geometrical patterns. Poi can be made from different materials, handles, weights and effects (such as LED lights).
WHEN 11 a.m. Saturday
WHERE McAllen Nature Center, 4101 U.S. Business 83

SABROSONICO
The musical event will feature Maxx Gallo with support from Black Sick Cans, Yalexaa Musick, Flacucho and Queenkillahbee.
WHEN 9 p.m. Saturday
WHERE Yerberia Cultura, 613 S. 17th St., McAllen
COST $5 for ages 21 and older before 11 p.m., $10 under 21

SUNDAY

RIVERSIDE BAND
The band will perform live.
WHEN 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday
WHERE Riverside Club, 214 E. Chimney Road, Mission
COST No cover

FOREST BATHING
The form of nature meditation (shinrin-yoku) is suitable for any level of
fitness and can be done anywhere there are trees. Adults and mature children are welcome.
WHEN 9:30 a.m. Sunday
WHERE McAllen Nature Center, 4101 U.S.
Business 83

BABY STORYTIME
The event includes stories, signs and playtime for ages infant to 18 months and their grown-ups.
WHEN 4 p.m. Sunday
WHERE McAllen Public Library, 4001 N. 23rd St.

MUSICIAN SHOWCASE
The lineup will include Bagwell, Tryceratop, Ernest G. and The Midnight Season.
WHEN 10 p.m. Sunday
WHERE The Flying Walrus, 204 S. 17th St., McAllen
COST No cover

FOOD NOT BOMBS MONTHLY SERVINGS
The “really, really free market” includes free food, hygiene products, clothes and more.
WHEN 3 p.m. Sunday
WHERE Archer Park, 101 N. Broadway, McAllen

JOOYOUNG KIM, PIANO
As part of the Faculty Artist Series, Jooyoung Kim will present a faculty piano recital. The program includes works by Beethoven, Albeniz, and Liszt. Free and open to the public
WHEN 3 p.m. Sunday
WHERE UTRGV Performing Arts Center, Edinburg

SUNDAY SPEAKER SERIES: CHISHOLM TRAIL
Donald Drefke will present on the history of the Chisholm Trail. Drefke will explain the importance of cattle migration and its influence on South Texas ranching. Drefke is a self-proclaimed “history buff” and has been demonstrating his knowledge while serving as volunteer at Palo Alto Battlefield. For 18 years, Drefke set up Indian camps, including an 18-foot tipi, at Boy Scout camp. For 25 years, Drefke has participated in the powwows coordinated by members of the local Lipan Apache band. In 1971, Drefke displayed a collection of Indian items in the 1910 Jail exhibit space at the Museum of South Texas History.
WHEN 2 p.m. Sunday
WHERE MOSTHistory, 200 N. Closner Blvd., Edinburg
COST Included in museum admission

BIRD WALKS
Mark and Joanie and John and Sue lead bird walks along the refuge.
WHEN 8:30 a.m. Sunday
WHERE Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge, 3325 Green Jay Road, Alamo

‘ABBA FAB — THE MAMMA MIA TOUR 2’
The tribute concert will feature music by ABBA.
WHEN 7 p.m. Sunday
WHERE Victoria Palms RV Resort, 602 N. Victoria Road, Donna
COST Tickets start at $13